Re: NANFA-- alabama regs CORRECTION!!

Dave Neely (
Thu, 02 May 2002 10:30:49 -0500


>I saw on Tennessee's heritage website yesterday that
>the flame chub, Hemitrea flammea now has federal
>protection. Have you heard anything about that?

News to me, and none of the other folks around here have heard of this. I
just checked the USFWS site, and they don't have it listed. An online search
of the Federal Register (in which any official listings would have been
published) did not find Hemitremia.

Of all the fish that need protection, this one doesn't belong on the list...
it's pretty abundant across parts of its range, and is only declining on the
periphery (upstream of Chattanooga, Kentucky, Coosa River drainage in AL,

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